Young in Art
April 20, 2013 - May 26, 2013
Showcased is the artwork produced by students in various Marion County public schools (from kindergarten through grade 12).
April 13, 2013 - June 9, 2013
Showcased are exquisite examples of 19th century English and American decorative art, furniture, fine art and antiques from the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901) and up through the 1920s. Within the exhibit are beautiful paintings and sculpture combined with Gothic, Elizabethan and Renaissance-inspired furnishings and gilded decorative art.
This exhibition was made possible through collaboration with the Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences, the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine and the Henry B. Plant Museum in Tampa.
Out of Abstractions: Divergent Directions in Late 20th Century Art
April 6, 2013 - June 2, 2013
CF Assistant Professor Tyrus Clutter is the guest curator of this exhibition featuring selected works from the Appleton's permanent collection. This show presents the multiple pathways of art that emerged from the dynamic American Abstract Expressionism of the mid-20th century.
New World Treasures: Artifacts from Hernando De Soto’s Florida Expedition
February 9, 2013 - December 31, 2013
See the first public exhibition of rare artifacts discovered recently in Marion County from Hernando De Soto’s travels through the Ocala area in August 1539. On display are medieval coins, delicate Murano glass beads, chain mail from Spanish armor and Native American artifacts.
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